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Which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe--overall, the U.S. economy is in good shape, or overall the U.S. economy is in bad shape? (Source: CBS News/New York Times Poll, Nov, 1984)


47%
Good shape

35%
Bad shape

14%
Mixed/Both (Vol.)

4%
Don't know/No answer

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Methodology: Conducted by CBS News/New York Times, November 2 - November 4, 1984 and based on 2,394 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USCBSNYT.84PRE2.R15] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS

Dataset: USCBSNYT1984-NOVPRE2





Thinking beyond this current period, if you had to say, over the next twenty years, do you feel that the economy in this country will have a slower rate of growth than in the past, or do you feel that economic growth will be almost unlimited as a result of technological and scientific advances? (Source: Business Week/Harris Poll, Jun, 1984)


Subpopulation/Note: Ages 20-36. Based on responses of those aged 20-36
42%
Slower growth

52%
Unlimited growth

3%
Neither (vol)

3%
Not sure

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Survey by Business Week. Methodology: Conducted by Louis Harris & Associates, June 12 - June 14, 1984 and based on 1,256 telephone interviews. Sample: National Adult. [USHARRBW.070284.RG1] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS





Imagine a thermometer that starts from zero and goes up to 100. If 100 stood for complete prosperity, 50 stood for neither prosperity nor depression and 1 stood for economic depression and collapse, where is the U.S. today on this scale? (Source: Garth Analysis Survey, Jun, 1983)


Subpopulation/Note: Registered voters.
12%
1-30

9%
31-40

36%
41-50

23%
51-70

12%
71-80

9%
81-100

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Survey by Garth Analysis. Methodology: Conducted by Penn & Schoen Associates, June 24 - June 28, 1983 and based on 1,025 telephone interviews. Sample: Registered voters. [USPENN.070083.R03] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS







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